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Prentice Penny puts a fresh spin on wine films in 'Uncorked'

1 week 10 hours 54 minutes ago Wednesday, March 25 2020 Mar 25, 2020 March 25, 2020 12:33 PM March 25, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

By LINDSEY BAHR
AP Film Writer

LOS ANGELES (AP) - “Insecure” showrunner Prentice Penny was supposed to premiere his directorial debut, "Uncorked," at the SXSW Film Festival, but unlike many others he had a guaranteed release on Netflix even after the festival was canceled. Penny says he wanted to make a film that depicted a black father and son relationship in a new way. He also wanted his main character to aspire to a career where you don't see many African Americans: Wine. “Uncorked” starts streaming on Netflix Friday.

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